Increasing joint attention, play and language through peer supported play.

@article{Zercher2001IncreasingJA,
  title={Increasing joint attention, play and language through peer supported play.},
  author={C Zercher and Pat Hunt and Adriana Schuler and Jim Webster},
  journal={Autism : the international journal of research and practice},
  year={2001},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={374-98}
}
The purpose of the present study was to examine the effects of participation in an integrated play group on the joint attention, symbolic play and language behavior of two young boys with autism. Two 6-year-old twin brothers participated in this study, along with three typically developing girls, ages 5, 9 and 11. A multiple baseline design was used with three phases: no intervention, intervention with adult coaching, and intervention without adult coaching. After being trained, the three… CONTINUE READING

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